Papua New Guinea

 

Lysaght offers a complete IP service in this country, assisting clients in the filing, registration, recordal and renewal of their IP rights. For further information and our prices, please e-mail us with your specific enquiry.
TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 9th Edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the filing date, and every 10 years thereafter
There is a 12 month grace period
Use provisions Non-use of a trade mark for a period of 3 years from registration renders it vulnerable to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent Substantive with or without priority claims
PCT national phase
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the effective filing date
Annuities Renewal fees are payable annually on each anniversary of the effective filing date, starting with the 2nd annuity
There is a 6 month grace period
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 5 years from the filing date, extensible by a further two periods of 5 years each
Renewal Renewal fees are payable on the 5th and 10th anniversaries of the filing date
There is a 6 month grace period